The Adaption Of The Movie: Les Miserables

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Dela Cueva, Anthony A. HUM103 MET-2101 Oct. 18, 2016 Philosophy Paper (Film showing of “Les Miserables”) A. Introduction – The movie production of musicals often have numerous opportunities to go wrong and risk losing the emotional a stage performance bring. Les miserables is not the one of those movie. Stage musical are more than just a showcase of talented singers/actors. A musical is an intense emotional journey that is strengthened by the addition of music. A character only sings when the emotions become too intense for words to explain. This is the center of les miserables and what the movie adaption of this musical excels. B. Objective – discuss and analyze the philosophy of the main characters C. Discussion/Body – A musicals is an intense, emotional journey that is strength by the addition of music. A character only sings when the emotional become too intense for words to explain. This is the heart of les miserables and what the movie adaption of this musical excel. D. Anne hathaway’s portrayal of the broken and degraded fantine is nothing short of tear jerking. Director tom hooper’s risky decision to let the actors sing live rather than pre-recording a soundtrack pays off in Hathaway’s rendition of dreamed a dream. In fantine moment of complete despair, having been forced to sell her teeth, body, and hair to pay for her child’s care, Hathaway chooses not to belt and impress the audience with her vocal. Instead she pulls them

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